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Omroepvereniging VPRO
Type Public broadcaster
Country Netherlands
Availability Netherlands
Founded May 29, 1926 (1926-05-29)
Owner Membership Association
Former names
Vrijzinnig Protestantse Radio Omroep
Official website

The VPRO (originally an acronym for Vrijzinnig Protestantse Radio Omroep, or "Liberal Protestant Radio Broadcasting Corporation") was established in the pillar, it represented the Liberal Protestant current. However, in the 1950s and 1960s it became more (social) liberal than protestant, and while the acronym VPRO was kept, its meaning was dropped. It was the first to show a nude woman on Dutch television, Phil Bloom in 1967, in the Wim T. Schippers show Hoepla.[1] The VPRO is known for producing and broadcasting quality (and sometimes avant-garde) programmes, documentaries and films, the target audience of the VPRO could be considered as mostly highly educated and creative people (e.g. artists, designers, scientists).[2]

The VPRO logo from 1971 to 1981
VPRO logo from 1981 until August 2010

VPRO often collaborates with other broadcasting organisations such as WDR, the BBC, and Arte.

Like all Dutch public broadcasters, the VPRO does not have its own dedicated channel.

VPRO was the first broadcaster in the Netherlands to implement, in late 1996, the web content management system MMBase, now in use by major Dutch broadcasters, publishers, educational institutes, and national and local government administrations.


  • Some shows of the VPRO 1
    • Radio 1.1
    • Documentary 1.2
  • Radio sessions 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Some shows of the VPRO



Radio sessions

See also


  1. ^ RC-document
  2. ^
  3. ^ Haakman, David (24 January 2013). "Terugkijken: de penisuitzending van Metropolis - over boegroe en Pricasso" (in Dutch).  

External links

  • VPRO home page
  • YouTube: Dutch / English
  • 3voor12
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